Hungary

Budapest Airport owners enter talks to sell airport to Hungarian government

The owners of Budapest Airport  have entered into a due diligence process with the Hungarian government....


Wizz Air sees short-term challenges from low vaccination rates in eastern Europe

Lower vaccination rates in eastern Europe are posing some short-term challenges for Wizz Air, the airline’s CEO says...


Hungarian Air Force orders two Embraer KC-390 transport planes

The Hungarian Ministry of Defense announced the signing of a contract for the delivery of two KC-390 Millenium transport aircraft produced by the Brazilian manufacturer Embraer. The two airlifters should be delivered by 2023. After retiring two Antonov An-26 aircraft dating back from the Soviet era, the Hungarian Air Force was left with a transport capacity reduced to two Airbus A319, two Dassault Falcon 7X, and several (also Soviet) Mil Mi-17s....


Wizz Air to operate former Qatar freighter bought by government

As Wizz Air Abu Dhabi celebrates the arrival of its first A321neo, its parent airline is about to receive another unexpected Airbus acquisition. The Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade acquired an Airbus A330-200F from Qatar Airways. The freighter would be operated by Wizz Air and see its cargo capacity offered to generate revenue when the government does not need it....


Hungary to take over NATO Baltic Air Policing leadership

The Hungarian Air Force is preparing to take over the leadership of the NATO Baltic Air Policing mission by May 2019. It should be assisted by the Spanish Air Force in Lithuania, and the British Royal Air Force from Estonia....